4 April 2011


RNS Number : 1902E
01 April 2011

SOCO International plc (SOCO" or the "Company")

Notification of Transactions of Directors/Persons Discharging Managerial Responsibility and Connected Persons

The Company announces that on 1 April 2011, Dr Mike Watts, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, bought 1,437 SOCO International plc ordinary shares of £0.05 each ("Shares") at a purchase price of £ 3.85 per Share. The Shares were purchased on the open market pursuant to a trading plan entered into on 29 September 2009.

Following this transaction, which represents 0.0004% of the issued share capital of the Company, Dr Watts holds 74,107 Shares, representing 0.02% of the issued share capital of the Company.


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